Dire Situation
$3,200 raised
71% of $4.5k goal
49 contributors
15 Days left Ends Mar 7, 2019

This is an unfortunate situation we have happened upon. We're a small family out of Tecumseh, KS. Our oldest son just moved out about a month ago, and car troubles have packed on suddenly. 2/3 vehicles we own are in need of repair, most recently our 2010 Crystler Town and Country's engine has died, which is a $4,000 repair. Our son's 1999 VW Cabrio needs new wheels, new brakes, and new windshield wipers. We just replaced the battery and that alone was too expensive. 

I own the local 39 West gallery in Topeka, and my husband works at KU. We are barely afloat as is and cannot afford $5,000+ in car repairs, yet it is impossible for me to get to my job without the van. We have two younger kids as well, one 7 and one 8. With the economic state of this country, 70% of households in America cannot afford even a $2,000 emergency. We've already run our savings dry, and have used our credit card to get a new battery for our son's car. We are in desperate need of funds.

My son Felix is willing to provide various art pieces as small thank yous for donations, he is a national award winning sculptor and does painting commissions regularly. He also works a full-time job and needs his car to get to work, otherwise he could lose his job and his apartment.

Anything at all would help, I personally find it incredibly difficult to ask for help but we truly don't know what else to do. With my husband working full time, and myself working as much as I'm able at the gallery while still having to come home and take care of my kids after school. If you personally cannot donate, please do share if you can. I understand lots of families are falling on hard times right now.

 

 

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$25 USD
Digital Illustration
A digital illustration from Felix.
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Small Original Painting
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An original 5x7 inch painting from Felix as a thank you
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Medium Original Painting
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An 8x10 inch painting from Felix
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Original Sculpture
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One of Felix's original sculptures, randomly selected, you could get one of his award winning pieces.
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Select a sculpture you've seen of Felix's, any one you like. Some require repair, the donation will cover the repair price as well.
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